The 'pretty boy' miner wowing the world of fashion

FROM being called "pretty boy", to hiding his passion from his father to the point he was almost listed as a missing person, his career change hasn't been easy.

Council sells land for unpaid rates

UNDER THE HAMMER: Several properties around the Central Highlands will go under the hammer at an auction as council makes a bid to recoup money owed for unpaid rates.

Several properties will be sold in a bid to recoup money

Solar farm influx

READY FOR THE FUTURE: The CHRC has received an influx of solar farm applications recently, highlighting the region's readiness for investment and innovation.

CHRC has received an influx of solar farm applications recently.

New breed of laws

PAWFECT COMPANION: Isaac dog owners like Curtis Teale, pictured with husky Luca, will need to abide by new breeding laws that start today.

New dog breeding laws throughout Queensland will begin today.

Serving up a tasty fundraiser

YARNS APLENTY: Bush poet Murray Hartin will entertain diners at the Springsure State School's Paddock to Plate 2017 dinner.

Springsure State School is serving up a yummy fundraiser.

Let's seal our future prosperity

KNEE DEEP: Matthew and Bernadette Paine's daughter Grace demonstrates how the heavy traffic load causes incredible wear and tear on Springsure-Tambo Rd.

Region outgrows dirt road

Emerald runners compete in ultra 100km in NSW

The group, which trained together in the lead-up to the race, faced unpredictable conditions on race day.

Six Emerald runners competed in the Ultra Trail Australia 100km race

CHRL says no to domestic violence

Central Highlanders march against domestic and family violence in Emerald in 2016.

The CHRL will say no to domestic violence this weekend.

Comet event back in action for charity

NON-STOP ACTION: The 2017 Comet Benefit Rodeo is set to be bigger and better than previous years.

Local rodeo raising money for Camp Quality

Young man's body found in burnt CQ home

MYSTERY: A man was found dead in a burn-out unit at 15 Roberts St this morning.

MYSTERY surrounds death of young man in Emerald unit this morning.

Career dreams in tatters after training company collapses

Careers Australia collapse affects Coast residents

LG G6 review: Dolby Vision HDR easy on eye

This is not the best smartphone on the market. But it is up there.

There are two types of boss, which is yours?

There are “managers” and then there are “leaders”.

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

$11m sale paves way for major developments in Coast suburb

Two significant vacant sites sell in expanding town centre

Ice trafficker says he was 'wronged' over six-year sentence

Mackay drug dealer Robert Benjamin Frith has appealed his six-year jail term.

Selling drugs to undercover cop was 'stupid'

Addict split 3.5g of ice into individual bags for 'his' use

Sunshine Coast man Trevor Garry Wieland has been sentenced on drug charges.

Drug trafficker fears being raped and bashed in prison

Judge made error when sentencing Hep C spitter

Hepatitis C positive Rockhampton man Michael Jason Lawrence was jailed for spitting on a police officer.

Conviction appeal dismissed, leave to appeal sentence approved

Officer Buster assists in 14kg of Cannabis find

Officer Buster poses with the find.

The cutest officer on the force.

Gold Coast Airport rampage: ‘there was no security in sight’

A man was subjected to a citizens' arrest after a security breach at Gold Coast Airport.

Man subjected to citizens arrest in Gold Goast Airport

Truck rollover closes Melbourne Ring Road

The rolled truck has blocked off the entire Western Ring Road eastbound. Picture: Nine News

Truck rollover closes eastbound lanes of Western Ring Road

Tyranny of distance can be removed with new technology

Dirranbandi farmer Duncan Banks is keen to use new technology.

Field days coming up on remote monitoring equipment.

Testing the best in brangus

Pheasant Creek Brangus owner Brad Saunders will host the brangus field day this year. He has also entered cattle into the brangus carcase competition.

Carcase competition heats up as field day draws closer.

State of Origin: Why Maroons are wrong to target Hayne

The vastly experience Hayne a weakness? The Maroons are kidding

Now the ‘champion’ Maroons are struggling to sell out the ‘cauldron’

Flames reportedly engulf heavy machinery on worksite

Emergency services fight blaze in Neutral Bay. Picture: Channel 9

A gas leak on a work site has sparked a large fire.

I was Saudi billionaire's 'pleasure wife'

Jill Dodd has opened up about life as a Saudi billionaire’s pleasure wife. Picture: Stella Dodd/Simon and Schuster

“I won’t kiss you until you agree to this contract.”

10-year-old boy thrown from waterslide

The boy was spat out of the slide before he went over the edge.

Images show a 10-year-old boy being hurled across concrete

Tragedy; eight dead during attempt on own life

Officers arrest suspect Cory Godbolt on Sunday, May 28, 2017, following several fatal shootings Saturday in Lincoln County, Miss., officials said.

Man who killed eight people had planned to die at the hands of cops

Could Schapelle be heading for Gladstone?

Australian Schapelle Corby is escorted by Bali Police at the parole office in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 27 May 2017.

Schapelle's mother teases her free daughter could be Gladstone bound

Millions laugh at angry Aussie pedestrian's karma

The dashcam video shows a car heading up Wyatt St in the city, and stopping at the lights to turn into Flinders St.

An enraged pedestrian who got a dose of instant karma

Student's foul-mouthed tantrum against teacher goes viral

A high school student has been caught on video subjecting his teacher to an angry, expletive-laden rant.

What did he expect was going to come out of his tantrum?

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Caught in the act: Ipswich cop's good deed

A police officer was there in Joan Bell's time of need when her tyre burst in front of a busy shopping centre.

WHEN a police officer saw a distressed woman, he jumped into action.

Stores are running out of Marvel discs and parents aren’t happy

This kids disc craze is just getting crazier

Everything coming to Netflix, Stan, Foxtel and Amazon Prime Video this June

AS ANOTHER month comes to an end, we get ready to have new content added to our streaming services. Here is everything coming this June.

Sam Armytage and Tom Cruise? Saaaaay what?

Apparently, the answer is no.

Musical tribute to flood volunteers released

Songwriter honours flood volunteers who helped their neighbours.

Lismore songwriter Simon Thomas was moved by strangers' kindness

Karl Stefanovic's rant about Schapelle Corby 'a bit rich'

Karl Stefanovic is sick of hearing about Schapelle Corby.

Maybe he just wanted to make himself the story.

Six things you never knew about Men in Black

Mushu the pug

It's been 20 years since Men in Black first hit cinemas

10 strange stories behind famous sex scenes

Khaleesi and Khal Drogo in a steamy moment.

Every set has their own way of filming sex scenes

HBO spills new details on Game of Thrones’ final season

Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season will only have six episodes.

New details about what to expect from the eighth, final instalment.